How Long Does a Bruised Sternum Take to Heal?

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Bone injuries generally take several weeks to heal. After having a doctor examine the injury to be sure it is in fact only bruised, you should expect the bruised sternum to heal in 2-4 weeks.
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I was in a major car accident about a month ago and I have a bruised sternum how long before i feel better.
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When a bruise won't heal, it could mean that the damage is extensive beneath the skin. Another reason for slow-healing bruises can be an iron deficiency (such as anemia).
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1. Make a doctor's appointment immediately if a sternal fracture is suspected. 2. Have X-rays of the front and side of chest and other tests, such as electrocardiograms, taken following
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The bruised sternum I suffered in an auto accident is one of the most painful things I have experienced and I have had some major health problems. Unfortunately, there isn't much
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